2015 Harvey Awards Nominees Announced!

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The 2015 Harvey Awards Nominees have been announced with the release of the final ballot, presented by the Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry’s most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. They will be presented September 26, 2015 in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con.
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Nominations for the Harvey Awards are selected exclusively by creators – those who write, draw, ink, letter, color, design, edit, or are otherwise involved in a creative capacity in the comics field. They are the only industry awards both nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. Thank you to all that have already participated by submitting a nomination ballot. Final ballots are due to the Harvey Awards by Monday, August 31, 2015. Full submission instructions can be found on the final ballot.

Voting is open to anyone professionally involved in a creative capacity within the comics field. Final ballots are available at www.harveyawards.org. Those who prefer paper ballots may e-mail harveys@baltimorecomiccon.com.
This will be the tenth year for the Harvey Awards in Baltimore, MD. Look for more details soon as to how you can attend the Harvey Awards dinner.
This year’s Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 2527, 2015. The ceremony and banquet for the 2015 Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 26th.
Without further delay, the 2014 Harvey Award Nominees: BEST LETTERER ____ Aubrey Aiese, LUMBERJANES, BOOM! Box (BOOM! Studios) ____ Deron Bennett, HACKTIVIST, Archaia Black Label (BOOM! Studios) ____ Ed Dukeshire, THE WOODS, BOOM! Studios ____ Jack Morelli, AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE, Archie Comic Publications ____ Josh Reed, DAMSELS IN EXCESS, Aspen   BEST COLORIST ____ Elizabeth Breitweiser, VELVET, Image Comics ____ Jordie Bellaire, MOON KNIGHT, Marvel Comics ____ Laura Martin, ARMOR HUNTERS, Valiant Entertainment ____ Dave Stewart, HELLBOY IN HELL, Dark Horse Comics ____ Matthew Wilson, THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, Image Comics   BEST SYNDICATED STRIP or PANEL ____ DICK TRACY, Joe Staton and Mike Curtis, Tribune Media Services ____ DILBERT, Scott Adams, Universal Uclick ____ FOX TROT, Bill Amend, Universal Uclick ____ GET FUZZY, Darby Conley, Universal Uclick ____ MUTTS, Patrick McDonnell, King Features Syndicate   BEST ONLINE COMICS WORK ____ ALBERT THE ALIEN, Trevor Mueller and Gabriel Bautista, albertthealien.com ____ BATTLEPUG, Mike Norton, battlepug.com ____ GIRLS WITH SLINGSHOTS, Danielle Corsetto, girlswithslingshots.com ____ SPACE MULLET, Daniel Warren Johnson, space-mullet.com ____ THE PRIVATE EYE, Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin, and Muntsa Vicente,panelsyndicate.com   BEST AMERICAN EDITION of FOREIGN MATERIAL ____ BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS, Drawn & Quarterly ____ BLACKSAD: AMARILLO, Dark Horse ____ CORTO MALTESE: UNDER THE SIGN OF CAPRICORN, EuroComics/IDW ____ THE COLLECTOR, Archaia/BOOM! Studios ____ THE KILLER OMNIBUS VOL. 2, Archaia/BOOM! Studios   BEST INKER ____ Roger Langridge, JIM HENSON’S THE MUSICAL MONSTERS OF TURKEY HOLLOW, Archaia/BOOM! Studios ____ Danny Miki, BATMAN, DC Comics ____ Mark Pennington, ARMOR HUNTERS: BLOODSHOT, Valiant Entertainment ____ Joe Rivera, THE VALIANT, Valiant Entertainment ____ Wade Von Grawbadger, ALL NEW X-MEN, Marvel Comics   BEST NEW SERIES ____ BITCH PLANET, Image Comics ____ LUMBERJANES, BOOM! Box (BOOM! Studios) ____ MS. MARVEL, Marvel Comics ____ SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Image Comics ____ THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, Image Comics   MOST PROMISING NEW TALENT ____ Steve Bryant, ATHENA VOLTAIRE COMPENDIUM, Dark Horse Comics ____ Daniel Warren Johnson, GHOST FLEET, Dark Horse Comics ____ Chad Lambert, “KILL ME” FROM DARK HORSE PRESENTS, Dark Horse Comics ____ Babs Tarr, BATGIRL, DC Comics ____ Jen Van Meter, THE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE, Valiant Entertainment   SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS ____ James Asmus, QUANTUM AND WOODY, Valiant Entertainment ____ James Asmus & Fred Van Lente, THE DELINQUENTS, Valiant Entertainment ____ Ryan Browne, GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS, Image Comics ____ Fred Van Lente, ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG, Valiant Entertainment ____ Chip Zdarsky, SEX CRIMINALS, Image Comics   BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC PUBLICATION FOR YOUNGER READERS ____ JIM HENSON’S THE MUSICAL MONSTERS OF TURKEY HOLLOW, Archaia/BOOM! Studios ____ LUMBERJANES, BOOM! Box (BOOM! Studios) ____ SISTERS, Scholastic-Graphix ____ SPONGEBOB COMICS, United Plankton Pictures ____ THIS ONE SUMMER, First Second Books   BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ____ HIT: 1955 TP, BOOM! Studios ____ MOUSE GUARD: BALDWIN THE BRAVE AND OTHER TALES HC, Archaia/BOOM! Studios ____ RAI VOL. 1: WELCOME TO NEW JAPAN TP, Valiant Entertainment ____ SIX-GUN GORILLA TP, BOOM! Studios ____ THE LOVE BUNGLERS, Fantagraphics   BEST ANTHOLOGY ____ DARK HORSE PRESENTS, Dark Horse Comics ____ IN THE DARK: A HORROR ANTHOLOGY, IDW ____ LITTLE NEMO: DREAM ANOTHER DREAM, Locust Moon Press ____ MASTERFUL MARKS: CARTOONISTS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD, Simon & Schuster ____ WILD OCEAN, Fulcrum Publishing   BEST DOMESTIC REPRINT PROJECT ____ HARVEY KURTZMAN’S JUNGLE BOOK: ESSENTIAL KURTZMAN VOLUME 1, Kitchen Sink Books/Dark Horse Books ____ STERANKO NICK FURY AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D. ARTIST’S EDITION, IDW ____ THE COMPLETE QUANTUM AND WOODY CLASSIC OMNIBUS, Valiant Entertainment ____ VALIANT MASTERS: H.A.R.D. CORPS VOL. 1 – SEARCH & DESTROY, Valiant Entertainment ____ WALT DISNEY DONALD DUCK AND UNCLE SCROOGE: THE SON OF THE SUN (DON ROSA LIBRARY VOL. 1), Fantagraphics   BEST COVER ARTIST ____ Mike Del Mundo, ELEKTRA, Marvel Comics ____ Francesco Francavilla, AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE, Archie Comic Publications ____ Jenny Frison, REVIVAL, Image Comics ____ Chris Samnee, DAREDEVIL, Marvel Comics ____ Fiona Staples, SAGA, Image Comics   BEST BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, or JOURNALISTIC PRESENTATION ____ BACK ISSUES, Comic Pop ____ COMIC BOOK CREATOR, TwoMorrows Publications ____ HEROES OF THE COMICS: PORTRAITS OF THE LEGENDS OF COMIC BOOKS, Drew Friedman, Fantagraphics ____ MASTERFUL MARKS: CARTOONISTS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD, Monte Beauchamp, Simon & Schuster ____ TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE ULTIMATE VISUAL HISTORY, Andrew Farago, Insight Editions   SPECIAL AWARD for EXCELLENCE IN PRESENTATION   ____ ARMOR HUNTERS, Josh Johns and Warren Simons, Valiant Entertainment ____ HARVEY KURTZMAN’S JUNGLE BOOK: ESSENTIAL KURTZMAN VOLUME 1, John Lind and Philip R. Simon, Kitchen Sink Books/Dark Horse Books ____ LITTLE NEMO: DREAM ANOTHER DREAM, Andrew Carl, Josh O’Neill, and Chris Stevens, Locust Moon Press ____ JIM HENSON’S THE MUSICAL MONSTERS OF TURKEY HOLLOW HC, Scott Newman, Archaia/BOOM! Studios ____ THE VALIANT, Kyle Andrukiewicz and Warren Simons, Valiant Entertainment   BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM ORIGINAL ____ ATHENA VOLTAIRE COMPENDIUM, Dark Horse Comics ____ JIM HENSON’S THE MUSICAL MONSTERS OF TURKEY HOLLOW, Archaia/BOOM! Studios ____ SECONDS, Ballantine Books ____ THE WRENCHIES, First Second Books ____ THIS ONE SUMMER, First Second Books   BEST CONTINUING OR LIMITED SERIES   ____ AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE, Archie Comic Publications ____ DAREDEVIL, Marvel Comics ____ SAGA, Image Comics ____ SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Image Comics ____ THE VALIANT, Valiant Entertainment   BEST WRITER   ____ Jason Aaron, SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Image Comics ____ Jen Van Meter, THE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE, Valiant Entertainment ____ Brian K. Vaughan, SAGA, Image Comics ____ Mark Waid, DAREDEVIL, Marvel Comics ____ G. Willow Wilson, MS. MARVEL, Marvel Comics   BEST ARTIST   ____ Clayton Crain, RAI, Valiant Entertainment ____ Roberto de la Torre, THE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE, Valiant Entertainment ____ Chris Samnee, DAREDEVIL, Marvel Comics ____ Fiona Staples, SAGA, Image Comics ____ Jillian Tamaki, THIS ONE SUMMER, First Second Books   BEST CARTOONIST   ____ Steve Bryant, ATHENA VOLTAIRE COMPENDIUM, Dark Horse Comics ____ Howard Chaykin, BLOODSHOT #25, Valiant Entertainment ____ Farel Dalrymple, THE WRENCHIES, First Second Books ____ Terry Moore, RACHEL RISING, Abstract Studios ____ Dan Parent, KEVIN KELLER, Archie Comic Publications ____ Andy Runton, X-O MANOWAR #25, Valiant Entertainment   BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR STORY   ____ ARMOR HUNTERS #1, Valiant Entertainment ____ “Breaking Out”, DARK HORSE PRESENTS #35, Dark Horse Comics ____ JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: WITCHES #4, Archaia/BOOM! Studios ____ MULTIVERSITY: PAX AMERICANA, DC Comics ____ RAI #1, Valiant Entertainment
Congratulations to all of the nominees! If you know a nominee, please pass on the good news using email, Facebook, and Twitter.

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